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Topics of Discussion
How did your journey start? What made you decide – “it’s time”?
What is the actual process/timeline of freezing one’s eggs?
- *show note: hormonal birth control influences timing and initiation of the process
What is the financial burden of freezing one’s eggs and keeping them frozen?
- * show note: For further information regarding REI and financing, please contact your REI provider.
Is there an optimal time to freeze one’s eggs, or an age cutoff?
What is the lead-up and recovery period for freezing one’s eggs, and did you have to take time off work?
For how long are frozen eggs viable?
Is there any genetic testing/screening involved?
What other options are out there/did you consider? Embryo vs egg etc
Bourne, D. A., Chen, W., Schilling, B. K., Littleton, E. B., Washington, K. M., & De La Cruz, C. (2019). The impact of plastic surgery training on family planning and prenatal health. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 144(5), 1227-1236.
Rangel EL, Castillo-Angeles M, Easter SR, et al. Incidence of Infertility and Pregnancy Complications in US Female Surgeons. JAMA Surg. Published online July 28, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2021.3301